Taxon profile


Eastern Grey Kangaroo
Macropus giganteus giganteus Shaw, 1790

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  family Macropodidae - kangaroos and wallabies »  genus Macropus »  species Macropus giganteus - Eastern Grey Kangaroo

Scientific synonyms

Dipus tridactylus Perry, 1811
Halmaturus griseofuscus Goldfuss, 1819
Kangurus labiatus Desmarest, 1817

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Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Macropus giganteus giganteus Shaw, 1790]
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Macropus giganteus giganteus Shaw, 1790]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008

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